StockMarketWire.com - Mining company Hochschild Mining said it had temporarily halted operations at its Inmaculada mine in Peru after a 'number of workers' had tested positive for Covid-19.

The outbreak at the mine occurred despite the company taking preventative measures, including a testing programme as well as quarantine for all employees, Hochschild Mining said.

Both Pallancata in Peru and San Jose in Argentina currently remained in operation, it added.

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